IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Figure. Side view of P. danae, 45 mm ML, preserved, Gulf of California. Photograph by R. Young.

Planctoteuthis danae is one of the more sturdy members of the genus, and it is most easily recognized by its relatively large, muscular fins.


A Planctoteuthis with
  • Fin length more than 50% of mantle length.


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